Parliament has approved the nomination of Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye for the position of a Deputy Minister of Health.
The approval followed the recommendation of the Appointments Committee of the House for his nomination to be approved by consensus after Dr Okoe Boye appeared before the committee on Wednesday.
The Chairman of the Appointments Committee and First Deputy Speaker, Joe Osei Owusu, read the report of the committee on the floor of Parliament today, Friday.
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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that President Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr. Bernard Oko-Boye, MP for Ledzokuku as deputy minister-designate for health. Nana Addo also revoked the appointment of deputy minister of Communications Vincent Sowah Odotei, the presidency said in a statement on Monday, April 6, 2020.
According to the statement signed by the director of communications at the presidency, Eugene Arhin, the MP for Gomoa West and current deputy minister for Health Alexander Kodwo Kom Abban would be moved to the communication ministry as a deputy minister.
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